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Audio – President Calderon receives drug war threats

March 23, 2007

fcalderon.jpgThe fight against Mexico’s drug lords comes at a price. President Felipe Calderon¬†and his family have received threats for launching a war against the country’s main cartels.

Calderon, who spoke to Reuters Latin American Investment Summit this week, has sent thousands of troops to fight feuding gangs and has extradited Osiel Cardenas, head of the infamous Gulf Cartel, to face trial in the United States.

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